Goldcorp Centre for the Arts, 149 West Hastings Street
SALISH SINGING & DRUMMING 2016 WORKSHOPS
Free. These workshops are free and open to the public on a drop-in. No RSVP required. Suitable for all ages and abilities.
When: Tue, Feb 23 - Tue, May 24, 2016. 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Where: Djavad Mowafaghian World Art Centre, Goldcorp Centre for the Arts, 149 W. Hastings St. & some of the workshops are located offsite at the Interurban Gallery at 1 East Hastings at Carrall Street, entrance on Carrall Street side of the building.
SFU's Vancity Office of Community Engagement and SFU's Office for Aboriginal Peoples present a new series of Salish Singing & Drumming workshops in 2016.
Join us in learning social songs, drumming and dance with instructor Russell Wallace. Workshops are free and open to everyone!
- Tue, Feb 23 | 7 PM | Interurban Gallery, 1 E Hastings St.
- Wed, Mar 30 | 7 PM | Djavad Mowafaghian World Art Centre, Goldcorp Centre for the Arts, 149 W. Hastings St.
- Tue, Apr 26 | 7 PM | Interurban Gallery, 1 E Hastings St.
- Tue, May 24 | 7 PM | Interurban Gallery, 1 E Hastings St.
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Instructor Biography: Russell Wallace is a board member for Warriors Against Violence Society. Russell is a composer, producer and is a traditional Lil’wat singer. Wallace’s music has been part of a number of soundtracks (film, video, television) and theatre/dance productions. He was the composer in residence for the Chinook Winds Aboriginal Dance program from 1996-2003 at the Banff Centre for the Arts. He has produced CD’s that have been nominated for awards at the Junos, Canadian Aboriginal Music Awards, and at the Native American Music Awards in the USA. Currently Wallace works and teaches at the Native Education College, and works for the Office for Aboriginal People’s holding these Singing & Drumming workshops.
Find out more about the work of our partners & join the online discussion in SFU's Vancity Office of Community Engagement Facebook group!